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A 23-year-old male asked:

Girlfriend missed her first birth control pill after her period. doubled up next day.had unprotected sex few days after that, chance of pregnancy?

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Dr. Lori Semel
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Unlikely: Missing one pill in the cycle nd doubling up the next day should not change the effectiveness of the birth control pill.
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Last updated Sep 28, 2016

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